Drops of Ink

“I am so excited! The weather is perfect, and our school spirit is just off the charts,” Dr. Koulentes said while leaning against the car he drove in the parade.

The Parade to Home

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member October 3, 2022

What better way to kick off Homecoming Spirit Week 2022 than to decorate the 150 year old Petranek’s Pharmacy from left to right!

Painting the Road to Home

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member September 30, 2022

It’s that time of the year again! September is coming to a close, and plans are being finalized as the week of Homecoming 2022 has officially begun! On Sunday September 25th, 2022, the multiple Libertyville...

President Biden’s Student Debt Plan

President Biden’s Student Debt Plan

Nicholas Taub, Staff Member September 23, 2022

On Aug 24, 2022 President Joe Biden announced a plan to relieve student debt for low-income citizens of the United States. The proposed plan would give up to $20,000 to students that qualified for a...

Work piles up as many students pull off all-nighters, struggling to prepare for their tests and finish assignments. Making up for time lost due to the cancelation of the Flex period has been stressful for them.

Flex Periods Canceled

Rishi Tipparti, Staff Member September 23, 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic over the past few years has taught us many things, such as bravery, compassion, and versatility. LHS has displayed versatility beautifully; it has changed and adapted over time, bringing...

Chorale kick starts the 2022 LHS Spring Concert singing songs such as, Come to the Music, It Sings In Me and Dies Irae

LHS Students Sing Their Hearts Out at the Spring Choir Concert

Zahraa Patel, Staff Member May 24, 2022

On Thursday, May 19th, students from the Libertyville High School’s choir class performed their last seasonal concert for the year. The production received a standing ovation from the crowd as they performed...

 The lunchroom is currently undergoing various pronounced changes, making it the first time in almost fifty years that the kitchen and structure have been altered. The new attributions will feature a coffee bar, different quality food and new wallpaper.

Inside Information about LHS Cafeteria Renovations

Jack Birmingham and Marisa Tarica May 20, 2022

It’s the end of the cafeteria as we know it. Changes are underway to revitalize the centerpiece of LHS, starting in the immediate future. Estimated to be completed in one to three years, the cafeteria...

The Waukegan Generating Station sits on the shore of Lake Michigan, with toxic particulate matter rising from the coal-fired generators. The plant has a capacity of 803 Megawatts; however, the station only runs in times of high electrical grid demand.

Coal-Fired Waukegan Generating Station shutting down next month

Alex Clark, Staff Member May 20, 2022

The nearly century-long lifespan of Lake County’s remaining coal-fired power plant will be ending next month in June 2022. Located in Waukegan on the shores of Lake Michigan, this power plant has been...

DOI’s Guide to the Primaries: Candidates

Eva Fahrenkrog May 19, 2022

Illinois's primary elections are on June 28, 2022. Here is a guide to all the candidates in races with contested primaries, meaning races where there is more than one candidate of the same party running...

These bright lights, lanterns and crescent moon decorations adorn this house to celebrate Ramadan. The crescent moon and star are Islamic symbols. Lanterns have always been a traditional decoration that many Muslims around the world put up every Ramadan. The pillows in the back say “Ramadan Kareem” in Arabic writing, the dominant language of Islam.

What is Ramadan?

Roqaya Elmenshawy and Zahraa Patel April 27, 2022

You may have seen a lot of people putting up “Ramadan Mubarak” posts on social media or possibly heard that phrase sometime this month. Well, what is Ramadan? Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic...

Seniors Connor Walters and Michael Addari smile through the struggle of 40 hours at an airport.

The LHS Baseball Team’s Airport Mayhem

Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

“We got picked up at 5:30 am on Friday,” senior baseball player Connor Walters said. “The original plan was to take off at 8 am from Orlando, then catch a connecting flight in Fort Lauderdale at...

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